Battle of the Books Information Session – Coming Up on October 23

 Area 4th and 5th graders who love to read—and parents, of course!—are invited to attend an information session for the Battle of the Books Grand Traverse Competition.  The one-hour session is slated for October 23, 2016, at the … Continue reading

Are you a budding writer? Deadline is fast approaching to enroll in Front Street Writers!

The National Writers Series will offer a new and expanded Front Street Writers program that will launch this fall 2016 in partnership with the Traverse Bay Area ISD. The deadline to sign up is April 15. If interested, please … Continue reading

11th and 12th Grade Students – Sharpen Your Pencils

Traverse City, MI – The National Writers Series announces the 2016 Student Scholarship competition. Submissions for the three categories of nonfiction, poetry and fiction will be accepted from Jan. 15, 2016, through March 1, 2016. A total of … Continue reading

Front Street Writers … a program for young, passionate writers

Are you a teen who loves to write? Check out Front Street Writers, a free, for-credit high school course offered in partnership with the Traverse City Area Public Schools. This course is designed specifically for 11th and 12th … Continue reading

Front Street Writers Dominate Scholarship Competition

For the first time in six years, students enrolled in an innovative creative writing program swept the annual National Writers Series scholarship competition. Winners included Traverse City Area Public School students Allison Shumate, Anais Mohr and Sebastian Wentworth. … Continue reading